Dealer found with ice, cocaine and cash walked right into undercover police

By Sam Rigney
Updated January 19 2022 - 6:18am, first published 5:00am
The cash seized by police.

POLICE conducting surveillance at Raymond Terrace last year weren't even looking for drug dealer Zane Christopher Holding.



Sam Rigney

Court Reporter

Sam began his Newcastle Herald career as a night police reporter in 2011. He is an experienced court reporter who has won two national court reporting awards, including the Kennedy Award for Outstanding Court Reporting for his coverage of the Hunter's worst serial rapist. Before working at the Herald, Sam was a sports journalist with the Maitland Mercury where he won awards for his coverage of the Newcastle Rugby League salary cap scandal. Sam is a Novocastrian born-and-bred.

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